5/24/2006 5:58pm, #41
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There's no such thing as a bad boob, it may not be as good as others, but there is never a bad boob.
5/24/2006 6:32pm, #42
I think shinbushi's kids could probably kick the ass of most 15th dans in the org.
When it comes to ego it's people that avoid ever having to confront it through rolling that have the biggest ones.
5/24/2006 6:40pm, #43Originally Posted by 1bad65
5/24/2006 7:05pm, #44
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I'm watching an episode of mind body and kick ass moves right now to watch hatsumi and some ninjas.
The "dojo test"-
He's got a sword, and is getting the host to roll around and attempt to avoid hatsumi swinging his daikatana.
His next trick...
Now using chopsticks as a weapon. Compliant show host.
He's laughing his ass off whilst stabbing the guy who's basically standing doing nothing.
As an aside the host's animal forms are well-honed and quick. Doubt he spars much tho- didn't notice Hatsumi taking the piss out of him.He who attains his ideal by that very fact transcends it- Nietzsche
I like my Te like I like my tea- from Fujian province and without any bullshit in it. Oh, and green. And scented with jasmine blossoms...
Originally Posted by A Better American Than You
5/24/2006 7:11pm, #45Originally Posted by Virus
Sportfighters get a big ego because they get a belt and we're really humble and thus much better. Now watch me counter a lowkick by taking the kick and then giving a spinning back kick.
Err..I mean, I agree.
5/24/2006 7:53pm, #46Originally Posted by Geijhan
5/24/2006 7:54pm, #47Originally Posted by Kung-Fu-Ramma
5/24/2006 9:26pm, #48
5/24/2006 10:45pm, #49Originally Posted by Virus
Thats the truth alright.
I cannot beleive people in the Bujinkan can't see this as bullshit. The way they teach their techniques is unrealistic. Coming in with a stupid predictable lunge punch and then just standing there and letting someone else hit you or throw you. How the **** does that translate into real fighting ?
I was not impressed by Hatsumi's demonstration. I was not impressed at all. He was just doing techniques to unrealistic attacks. People where just standing there letting him put the technique on. I would want to see some sparring and practice against someone who is resisting. Why can't those fools see this ?
Bullshido.com has a large presence in the martial arts community. I can only hope there are Bujinkan instructors out there who read this and see the light. I can only hope they are nodding thier heads saying "Hey, these guys are right !! We DO need sparring".
I hope they come to their senses and ditch the stupid lunge punch. I hope they understand the way they are training is unrealistic and without sparring your martial art is worthless.Hannibal: The sworn enemy of dishonest politicians, source of entertainment on Bullshido and newly appointed Office Linebacker. Terry Tait ain't got **** on me !!!!
5/25/2006 1:04am, #50
fatherdog for t3h win!
I was going to suggest "Janet Reno," but that picture required bleach in my eyes!
As for the more serious points: indeed.
I first heard of Haynes and his "37th in line Whatever" many, many years ago from a student. He showed a book by Haynes that claimed you could detect and influence people from a distance. "Bullshit!" I declared. The point is my friend wanted to believe in it.
Since that time, I have met a few ninjas. Who does not want to believe it? For many, martial arts is a nice diversion from an ordinary life. Put on a costume, pretend you are a warrior. Resistance training introduces a "check"--years ago I was "t3h d34dly" until I actually applied techniques on bags . . . then I got up from the floor and realized I was "t3h suk."
Those in this delusion wish to avoid such realization. Sparing, resistance training, all the way to competition means tests techniques and skills. It exposes limitations. There is a temptation in schools and styles as they grow to "water down" such realizations to maintain students--people wanting to buy into the fantasy.
Now it seems Haynes has "woken up" to what his teacher has been selling. Has he woken up to what he has been selling?